Thursday, the 7th
of August, 1651.
Ld. Howard's Liberation.
RESOLVED, That the Letter and Petition from
Edward Lord Howard be now read.
A Letter from Edward Lord Howard, from the Tower,
of the Sixth of August 1651: With the Petition inclosed,
which was intituled, The humble Petition of Edward
Lord Howard, Prisoner in the Tower; with the Certificate
of Dr. Mayerne, of the Fourth of August 1651; were all
this Day read.
The Question being propounded, That Edward Lord
Howard be discharged of his Imprisonment in the Tower;
and that Mr. Speaker grant his Warrant accordingly;
The House was divided.
The Yeas went forth.
Lord Com. Whitelock,
||Tellers for the Yeas:
|Sir Wm. Brereton,
||With the Yeas,
||Tellers for the Noes:
||With the Noes,
So it was Resolved, That Edward Lord Howard be
discharged of his Imprisonment in the Tower: And that
Mr. Speaker grant his Warrant accordingly.
Ordered, That a Committee be named, to consider of
the Charges expended by the Lord Grey, in his great
Service done against the Scotts when they last came, and
other Services for the Publick; and consider how he
may have Satisfaction, and some Mark of Favour and
Respect, from the Parliament, for his great Services;
and report it to the House: Viz. unto Mr. Ralegh, Colonel Morley, Mr. Love, Lord Commissioner Whitelock,
Mr. Attorney General, Mr. Leman, Lord Viscount Lisle,
Colonel Purefoy, Colonel Downes, Mr. Blagrave, Sir
Wm. Masham, Mr. Trenchard, Sir John Hippisley, Mr.
Edwards, Colonel Fleetwood, Mr. Dove, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Mr. Scott, Mr. Garland, Mr. Ashe, Mr. Say,
Mr. Lowry; or any Three of them: And this Committee are to meet in the Speaker's Chamber at Two of the
Clock this Afternoon; and so de die in diem.
Sir J. Gell.
The humble Petition of Sir John Gell, was this Day
Ordered, That the Lieutenant of the Tower of London
be authorized and required to give Leave to Sir John Gell
to go to the Bath, for Recovery of his Health, upon
Security first taken by the said Lieutenant, with Sureties
in the Sum of Five thousand Pounds, for his Return and
Submission to the Tower on or by the last Day of October
An Act to incorporate the Carmen of London, Southwark, and the Parts adjacent in and nigh to the said
City of London, to be a distinct Company from the Fellowship and Company of Woodmongers, was this Day
read the First time; and ordered to be read the Second
An Act, prohibiting Ambassadors, and publick Ministers, from taking any Pension, Gift, Reward, or Honorary, from any Foreign State or Prince, was this Day
read the First and Second time; and, upon the Question, committed unto Lord Commissioner Whitelock, Mr.
Attorney, Lord Grey, Sir John Bourchier, Mr. * Challoner, Mr. Moyle, Lord Viscount Lisle, Mr. Ralegh, Mr.
Carew, Colonel Morley, Mr. Scott, Mr. Sey, Sir John
Trevor, Mr. Strickland, Lord Commissioner Lisle, Sir
Wm. Masham, Mr. Hussey, Sir Wm. Brereton, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Ja. Chaloner, Sir Peter Wentworth, Sir Wm.
Strickland, Alderman Pennyngton, Lord Chief Justice of
Common Pleas, Colonel Downes, Sir Thomas Jervoice;
or any Five of them: And all that come to have Voices:
And this Committee are to meet this Afternoon at Two
of Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber; and so de die in
And the Lord Commissioner Lisle is to take care hereof.